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Population: 4,961

Nearby Towns: Fakenham, King's Lynn, Wells-next-the-Sea

A man has raised more than £2,000 for a Norfolk lifeboat crew after posting video blogs to help people struggling during lockdown.

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A madcap extravaganza of thrills and spills has been cancelled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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Play areas across west Norfolk will reopen for the summer holidays.

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A new pizza parlour has opened in a yurt on the Norfolk coast.

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A distraught dog owner has lost her pet on her first visit to Norfolk since lockdown.

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Hunstanton’s new ‘tourist information point’ has opened amid growing calls for a rethink over the closure of its predecessor.

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Two decades after it was plucked from the peat to be preserved for posterity, its purpose remains unknown.

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A treasure trove of a school’s lost history has been uncovered during refurbishment work.

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A 68-year-old man described as an “upright and honest pillar of the community” has been convicted of voyeurism in a swimming pool changing room.

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Leisure centres across west Norfolk are set to reopen next week.

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An MP has hailed a £1m facelift which has been completed under lockdown at a Norfolk secondary school

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Customers, friends and neighbours gathered to pay tribute to the corner shop which has supported them through lockdown.

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Town councillors have been discussing two major housing developments planned for a seaside resort.

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Two penguins are celebrating the pitter patter of tiny flippers after hatching an egg during lockdown.

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A circular saw and electric drill have been stolen in a burglary.

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Councillors are being urged to rethink plans to close a seaside town’s tourist information centre.

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A seaside town is set to welcome back the holidaymakers as lockdown rules are relaxed this weekend.

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People in locked-down Leicester are being warned to stay away from the Norfolk coast as seaside attractions prepare to reopen on “Super Saturday”.

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Temperature checks will be carried out on visitors when a popular seaside attraction reopens.

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More than 30 new homes look set to be built on part of a seafront car park.

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Traditional seaside B&B’s are preparing to welcome back guests after lockdown eases.

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The RNLI has issued a warning to those visiting the coast after rescuers were called to two separate incidents in as many hours on Thursday.

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A lifeboat hero has resigned from the crew after 34 years of saving lives on the Norfolk coast.

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The prime minister has encouraged people to take a staycation in a Norfolk town.

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It’s a glorious sight to gladden your heart as lockdown eases.

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A wedding business is pledging to make 2021 the Year of Love when couples can tie the knot again.

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A bus station could be replaced with a new library and 49 flats in a £10m regeneration scheme.

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A seaside town is bouncing back from lockdown, town councillors heard tonight.

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A tourist information centre is being moved to a former coal shed which will not be staffed.

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A 40-year-old man who was wanted in connection with a burglary has been arrested, police said.

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People have been urged to stay inside following a gas leak in Hunstanton.

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A deli owner is calling on shoppers to love local and help Norfolk producers battle back after lockdown.

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It sounds just the place if you want to cheer yourself up amid all the doom and gloom.

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A Second World War veteran has died at the age of 98 on the anniversary of the Normandy landings.

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Police are appealing for help to trace a 40-year-old wanted man.

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A seaside town is asking residents to support businesses on their doorstep as lockdown eases.

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Visitors to the coast are being warned to stay safe by washing their hands and following social distancing guidelines.

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Four west Norfolk secondary schools have drawn up provisional plans for pupils to return as lockdown eases.

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The fields are ablaze with colour as the poppies glow like embers in the sun.

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Markets are returning to two west Norfolk towns as lockdown eases.

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Police are appealing for people to come forward after two women were verbally abused in a Norfolk town.

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Villagers are split over plans to build almost 70 new homes in their community.

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Work has become a walk on the beach for counsellor Amanda Goss.

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Things are getting heated on our Norfolk coast. In normal times the hot weather would be welcome to the many communities who rely on it to thrive. But these are not normal times and thousands heading to the coast have caused concerns they could help cause a second coronavirus spike. Chris Bishop spoke to those affected.

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The campaign to reopen the railway line between King’s Lynn and Hunstanton has moved a step forward, councillors heard tonight.

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Villagers were bracing themselves for another invasion of day trippers as the sun shone down on the coast.

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People are being warned to stay away from second homes and holiday lets as fine weather forecast for the weekend sparks fears some may flout the rules.

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They say the skies have been getting clearer lately - and they were right today.

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You can drive to the coast if you like from tomorrow - but just about everything will be closed apart from the beaches when you get there.

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A lighthouse was lit up in a stunning tribute to our amazing NHS.

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More than 1,000 acres of farmland are being given back to nature in a bid to boost biodiversity and cut carbon emissions.

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We’re almost one month into lockdown - but how are our communities coping? In an EDP special report our reporters find out how life is carrying on in four of our villages.

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A town council has issued a colourful “thank you” to key workers and volunteers for their response to the coronavirus crisis.

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Round tablers are pledging to double donations to a hospital’s crowdfunding appeal.

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A 20-year-old from Norfolk has reached the finals of a national slimming competition where she met Olympian and Strictly Come Dancing winner Louis Smith.

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A Norfolk town council is offering cash grants to volunteers in the area who are supporting vulnerable people amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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People are being warned not to visit a Norfolk beach to see a stranded whale.

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Food and drink businesses are offering deliveries to homes across west Norfolk during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Villagers on the coast have launched an information network to help each other out during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Volunteers disinfected cash machines and handrails across their town after swathes of visitors flocked to the Norfolk coast.

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An award-winning deli says it would welcome panic buyers, as it battles to survive in the teeth of the coronavirus crisis.

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West Norfolk’s four main leisure centres are closing because of coronavirus.

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Gyms and swimming pools in towns across West Norfolk will remain open, the trust which runs them said.

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Three of West Norfolk’s flagship arts and entertainment venues are closing as a precaution against coronavirus.

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A Norfolk couple are in isolation at home after flying back from the Tenerife hotel at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak.

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A inn on the coast has been awarded two AA rosettes for “culinary excellence”.

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Caravan site could be extended

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Plans to extend a coastal caravan site look set to get the go-ahead.

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Hundreds gathered to raise a glass to a seaside town’s heritage centre at its official opening.

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February 14 is Valentine’s Day and the festival of love is the ideal excuse to find 14 reasons to love the Norfolk coast. From west to east:

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A Norfolk town could be set to see a new business opening up on its high street.

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A dog needed veterinary treatment after being hit by a vehicle which did not stop.

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Around 500 people will be defeating dragons, defending the world, and bringing dice-throwing, card-wielding heroics to Hunstanton later this month.

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A community in Norfolk has joined the international effort to help injured wildlife in Australia.

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Hunstanton Christmas Swim in pictures

Thursday, December 26, 2019

Sunny skies greeted Hunstanton’s Christmas Day swimmers as they took to the sea off the resort.

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Mobile phone users in a coastal town are experiencing poor service because a mast needs repairing.

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Twin sisters told of the day they nearly drowned as they met the lifeboatman who plunged into the sea to save one of them.

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A care home has been told by government inspectors that risks to safety are not being addressed fast enough.

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Man who died in crash with bus named

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

The man who died in a crash between a car and a bus has been named.

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North West Norfolk remained Conservative with a majority of almost 14,000 last time around.

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Flowers have been left at the scene of a fatal car crash on Norfolk’s main coast road.

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Updated Serious collision between bus and car on A149

Monday, December 2, 2019

Six people have been hurt, including one with life-threatening injuries, in a collision involving a bus and a car.

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D-Day hero dies aged 97

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

One of Norfolk’s last remaining D-Day veterans has passed away at the age of 97.

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Swimming pool to close for a month

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Those looking for a Christmas splash will be disappointed as one town’s swimming pool plans to close its doors for the whole of December.

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Town gets set for Christmas switch-on

Monday, November 25, 2019

Hunstanton’s Christmas switch on will bring a host of events and attractions to the resort.

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Care home rated ‘outstanding’

Monday, November 25, 2019

A town’s care home has been rated ‘outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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Beavers set to return to Norfolk

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Beavers are set to be released on a country estate to boost wetland habitats.

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Road closure warning for resort

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Drivers have been warned a busy road in a seaside town will be closed for five days for repairs.

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As a 23-year-old pilot flying the RAF’s fastest jet, David Jones and 74 Squadron’s top guns were our first line of defence if the Cold War ever warmed up.

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Drivers have been warned a busy road in a seaside town could be closed for up to five days for repairs.

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Plans for major redevelopments have been unveiled in Hunstanton.

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A high school has been told it “requires improvement” in a newly-published Ofsted report.

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CCTV cameras have been installed in boys and girls toilets at a Norfolk high school.

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Rare Australian jellyfish have arrived at a well-known tourist attractions.

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A message in a bottle sent from the Norfolk coastline has been discovered by a Lincolnshire litterpicker.

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Basking shark seen off Norfolk

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

A basking shark has been sighted off the Norfolk coast.

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Coast road closures start today

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Part of the main A149 coast road will be closed for almost a fortnight from this morning.

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Drivers face almost a fortnight of road closures on the A149 at Hunstanton.

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A Norfolk town has been remembering the life of a popular teacher and cricketer after he lost his battle with a long illness.

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Despite waves crashing against the promenade this morning, Hunstanton has not been impacted by high tide according to the Environment Agency.

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Some of Norfolk’s coastal roads and footpaths could be flooded today with high tides forecast.

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